Softball Bio

Kristen Nelson

Senior (’12)
Hometown – Grand Rapids, Michigan
High School – West Catholic
Majors – Math and Business Administration

As a freshman (2009): Started in 28 games, and at four different positions (CF, LF, SS, 2B)… tied for second on the team with two home runs… finished the season with a slugging percentage of .404… tallied two RBIs against Oswego (Mar. 10), RMC (Apr. 9), and Albion (Apr. 11)

As a sophomore (2010): Started in all 40 games… led the team in stolen bases (7-7)… finished the season with an OBP of .417, a slugging percentage of .416, and a batting average of .363… tallied three RBIs in a win over Kalamazoo (Apr. 3)…stole two bases in a win over Calvin (Apr. 28)… scored a season high three runs against Manchester (Mar. 20) and Kalamazoo (Apr. 3)

As a junior (2011): Started all 33 games of the year in the outfield… collected a career-best seven doubles while sharing team-high honors with two triples… went 3-for-3 at the plate with a double, a triple, two RBIs, and three runs scored in the team’s win over St. Joseph’s (Mar. 16)

High School: All-City 2007, 2008, All-District 2007, 2008, All-Region 2008